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[audio]Science Journalism -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Communicating developments in science and technology to the public at large is essential to establishing a science literate populace. However, translating the sometimes obscure jargon of the trade can be a challenge. This show examined this role of science journalism.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 261
[audio]Vivisection Debate -- Groks Science Show 2002-07-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The use of animals in research is a controversial issue in terms of ethical considerations. However, some claim that the even the scientific validity of animal tests is questionable. This show featured a debate on such testing.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 169
[audio]Technology as Art -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-10 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Technology as an art form may seem paradoxical. However, the seamless blending of technology in art is capable of broadening the palette of artistic expression. This show featured an interview with two members of The Flying Karamazov Brothers discussing their technology driven show.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 232
[audio]Digital Divide -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
With the digital divide threatening to leave some people behind in the emerging technological world, the need for computer philanthropists is essential. Luckily, devout individuals are working hard to make sure that no one gets left behind in the digital divide.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 207
[audio]JCR Licklider -- Groks Science Show 2002-09-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Personal computers and the internet have become commonplace in modern living. However, this development was not inevitable and may be due in large part to the foresight of one man, J.C.R. Licklider. On this program, M. Mitchell Waldrop discussed the history of this revolution.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 225
[audio]Hepatitus B -- Groks Science Show 2002-07-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Hepatitus B is a diseases that has affected millions of individuals, and one where a cure was fortunately found. On this show, we interviewed the Nobel Laureate whose research led to the vaccine.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 167
[audio]Neutrinos -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Neutrinos are particles in nature which were until recently thought to have no mass. Recent discoveries however have shown that these particles do indeed have mass. The implication of these and other discoveries were discussed.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 435
[audio]Healthy Valentine -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
A healthy diet and exercise is essential to long life, prosperity, and even love. This show offered tips for celebrating a healthy Valentine's Day.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 303
[audio]Biomaterials Research -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-12 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biomaterials are synthetic materials capable of replacing damaged tissue in living organisms. These materials hold great promise for biomedical research.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 225
[audio]Geobiology -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-08 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Geobiology is a rapidly emerging field that seeks to unite studies of geology with ongoing biological questions, for example the sensing of the earth's magnetic field by some organisms. This show featured an interview with the expert in the field of geobiology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 271
[audio]Drug Discovery -- Groks Science Show 2002-08-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The human genome project has allowed researchers to develop innovative methods for discovering drugs. This show featured a discussion of one such technique revolutionizing medical research.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 221
[audio]Combinatorial Chemistry -- Groks Science Show 2002-10-02 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Creating new chemicals is a complicated process that requires the skills of trained organic chemists. A new methods of synthesizing compounds is revolutionizing organic chemistry. On this program, Dr. Oleg Kolosov discussed the emerging field of combinatorial chemistry.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 341
[audio]Atmospheric Science -- Groks Science Show 2002-07-31 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Understanding the global cycling of the atmosphere remains a profound challenge in science. The results have implications in many fields, most notably meteorology. This show featured a discussion of current research in atamospheric science.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 346
[audio]Biological Enhanced Engineering -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biomedical engineering is a new field that is rapidly emerging to produce tools and devices to study and enhance biological function. This show featured a discussion of some of the new developments in biomedical engineering.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 265
[audio]NMR Technology -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Nuclear magnetic resonance is a physical technique that has allowed scientist to deduce everything from the structure of molecules to the structure of the brain. How does this technology work? This show featured a discussion on the science and applications of NMR technology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 368
[audio]Consumer Behavior -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-22 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Analyzing consumer behavior is a complicated field in current economic research. The complexity of the behavior requires knowledge of cross-cutting disciplines. This show featured current work on consumer behavior.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 296
[audio]Nobel Prizes 2002 -- Groks Science Show 2002-10-09 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The Nobel Prizes are awarded every year for exceptional achievement in numerous fields of human endeavor. This show featured interviews discussing the implications of the recent prizes in Chemistry, Physics, Economics, and Medicine or Physiology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 175
[audio]Surviving Chemistry -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Surviving a career in science is a daunting prospect for any one pursuing a scientific career. However, it can be more difficult for women and minorities. This show featured an interview with Ms. Ramona Gray, a former contestant on the CBS Survivor Show, discussing how to "survive" a career in science.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 233
[audio]Neural Stem Cells -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-29 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Stem cells are progenitor cells that give rise to mature cell types. In the nervous system, adult neural stem cells give rise to new nerve cells in the brain. This show featured an interview discussing current research on adult neurogenesis.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 240
[audio]Environmental Policy -- Groks Science Show 2002-11-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The adverse changes to the global climate will require widespread measures to halt their effects. However, legislating these changes is perhaps even more challenging than the science needed to reverse these trends. This show featured a discussion of legislating environmental policy.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 239
[audio]Dietstep Hydaplunge -- Groks Science Show 2002-08-14 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
A healthy diet and exercise is essential for a long and health life. But, what constitutes a healthy diet? This show featured a discussion of one dieting theory, and an everyday inventor talking about his invention.
Keywords: Science
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[audio]Technological Concerns of 9-11 -- Groks Science Show 2002-09-11 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The events of September 11th continue to be felt, especially on the anniversary of their occurrence. On this special program, Prof. Richard Muller discussed many of the technological issues surrounding those events.
Keywords: Science
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[audio]Strength of Depression -- Groks Science Show 2002-09-04 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Depression is a condition that afflicts most people at some time in their life. Current research suggests that this state may be necessary as part of a healthy mental life. This show featured Dr. Frederic Flach who discussed issues in his best-selling book on depression.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 535
[audio]Disturbing the Solar System -- Groks Science Show 2002-10-23 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Meteors are pervasive throughout the solar system. The probability of one colliding with the earth is receiving larger attention from scientific and governement agencies. On this program, Prof. Alan Rubin discussed the issue of meteors in our solar system.
Downloads: 216
[audio]Omega Point -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Modern cosmology has concerned itself primarily with the initial formation and subsequent evolution of the universe to the present day. However, few cosmologists have made predictions of the final end state of the universe. This show featured an interview with Prof. Frank Tipler discussing his theory of the Omega Point collapse of the universe.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 527
[audio]Sustainable Fungi -- Groks Science Show 2010-12-15 (December 15, 2010) - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Fungi is everywhere. It's a decomposer and it can be a parasite. But can it also be the key to environmental sustainability? Ms. Sue Van Hook joins to talk about the wonders of this mysterious life form.
Keywords: fungi; sustainability; design; singapore; japan
Downloads: 17
[audio]Unnatural Amino Acids -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Amino acids are the constituent building blocks for all of the proteins in our bodies. However, there are several natural and unnatural amino acids not found in proteins that could be used to design novel protein structures. This show featured a discussion of the methods for synthesizing these unnatural amino acids.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 291
[audio]Biomagnetism -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Biomagnetism refers to the ability of organisms to sense magnetic fields. The study of biomagnetism encompasses many areas of research including the emerging field of geobiology.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 271
[audio]Uncertain Oil -- Groks Science Show 2002-10-16 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Petroleum based fuel products will soon become a scarce resource. Developing alternative fuel sources is a profound challenge for science. On this program, Roland Hwang discussed these emerging technologies.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 245
[audio]Embalming -- Groks Science Show 2002-02-27 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Embalming is a complex technique for preserving organic tissue specimens. This show featured a discussion of a novel application of embalming techniques.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 323
[audio]Infertility Treatments -- Groks Science Show 2001-12-26 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Infertility treatment has given many couples the opportunity to have children they might not have had otherwise. An unfortunate side effect of this progress is the number of embryos that remain in storage long afterwards. This show covered the legal and ethical dilemmas of dealing with these embryos.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 209
[audio]Groks Science: Michelle Feynman Interview - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
It takes a very special person to be a fine man. The bar is set by none other than the physicist Richard P. Feynman. On this program, his daughter Michelle Feynman talks about the life of her father and her recent book The Feynman Letters: Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track.
Keywords: science; physics
Downloads: 353
[audio]Organic Semiconductors -- Groks Science Show 2002-04-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Semiconductors have revolutionized the world as we know it. However, further advances in semiconductor technology will rely on advances in our understanding of material properties. This show examined developments in the field of organic semiconductors.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 279
[audio]Uncertainty in Science -- Groks Science Show 2002-06-05 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The evolution of uncertainty in scientific thought is a relatively recent occurrence. The emergence of this ideas has roots in not only science, but art and philosophy as well. On this program, Dr. David Peat discussed the history of uncertainty in science.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 380
[audio]Time Machine Construction -- Groks Science Show 2002-05-15 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Time travel is a concept widely used in science fiction literature. However, current research in physics suggests that the possibility of traveling through time exists. This show featured a discussion of such ideas
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 596
[audio]Fringe Festival -- Groks Science Show 2002-08-28 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The San Francisco Fringe Festival brings together an eclectic group of performers. Among them, two performers started their careers in science and shifted to performance art. This show featured these performers discussing their transition from science to art.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 184
[audio]History of Astronomy -- Groks Science Show 2002-01-30 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Astronomy is a field that has a rich history that is sometimes lost in the context of the scientific descriptions that it gives. This show focused on some of that history of astronomy.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 371
[audio]Artificial Intelligence -- Groks Science Show 2002-03-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Artificial Intelligence is a concept that has reemerged in the spotlight. New developments in this field are promising novel applications for the future. This show featured a discussion of the new possibilities in artificial intelligence.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 510
[audio]Computerized Teaching Aids -- Groks Science Show 2002-09-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Teaching scientific concepts is often a difficult task, but the development of interactive computer media as teaching aids is revolutionizing pedagogical techniques. Joining us was Dr. Cammy Huang who discussed some of these exciting developments.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 212
[audio]Multiverse -- Groks Science Show 2002-01-23 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
A multiverse is a theoretical construct that could describe the alternative realities that may exit simultaneous with our own. This program focused on the possibility of just such a reality.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 701
[audio]Ocean Ecosystem -- Groks Science Show 2001-07-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
The ocean is a complex ecosystem that is self-sustaining on many levels. In particular, it is able to recycle the waste products that are produced. This program focused on several of these mechanisms.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 624
[audio]Behavioral Happiness -- Groks Science Show 2011-01-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Are some people intrinsically happier than others or do they just exhibit happier behaviors? On this show, Shawn Achor discussed the science of happiness
Keywords: science; happiness; psychology; positive psychology; groks
Downloads: 3,497
[audio]International Energy Policy -- Groks Science Show 2003-12-03 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Establishing adequate policies for maintaining the environment remains a profound challenge...one requiring international cooperation. On this program, we explored this multi-faceted issue with Dr. Masaka Yamabi.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,431
[audio]Egyptology -- Groks Science Show 2004-06-30 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Egypt continues to intrigue archaeologists with its seemingly endless supply of artifacts. Many recent findings are shedding new light on this ancient society. We discussed this issue with Mark Rose, editor of Archaeology magazine.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,814
[audio]Why Birds Sing -- Groks Science Show 2005-05-25 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Why do birds sing? The scientific exploration of bird song has uncovered many underlying biological mechanisms, and the aesthetic beauty of their music continues to fascinate scientists and musicians alike. On this program, Prof. David Rothenberg discussed why birds sing.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,269
[audio]Large Scale Universe -- Groks Science Show 2006-10-18 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
How did the universe begin? How will it end? And, what do we do in the mean time? On this program, Prof. P. James Peebles from Princeton University discussed cosmology and dark matter.
Keywords: science; physics; cosmology; dark matter
Downloads: 4,834
[audio]Animal Intelligence -- Groks Science Show 2003-08-13 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
What is intelligence? Do animals possess some form of it, or are humans unique? On this show, we addressed these questions of animal intelligence.
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 3,823
[audio]Exploration at NASA -- Groks Science Show 2005-09-07 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Despite the setbacks with the space shuttle, NASA is continuing to expand its missions in other ways. On this program, George Larson, editor of Air and Space Smithsonian magazine, discussed the recent developments at NASA
Downloads: 3,813
[audio]Graphical Discovery -- Groks Science Show 2005-04-06 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
In this information age, presenting data simply and effectively is essential for comunicating ideas. Yet, the graphical display of data is a relatively recent innovation, as discussed on this program with Prof. Howard Wainer
Keywords: Science
Downloads: 4,684
[audio]Stress on Campus -- Groks Science Show 2004-11-17 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling
Campus life is full of stress, which is a normal part of academic life. Coping with these challenges can often lead to depression. On this program, we explored dealing with depression on campus.
Downloads: 5,224
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